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A Note on Natural Gas Market Evolution in Light of Transaction Cost Theory

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  • Arora, Vipin

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This paper attempts to address some common questions regarding the evolution of global natural gas markets through application of transaction cost theories.

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  • Arora, Vipin, 2012. "A Note on Natural Gas Market Evolution in Light of Transaction Cost Theory," MPRA Paper 54974, University Library of Munich, Germany.
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    Keywords

    natural gas; evolution; transaction cost; contracts;

    JEL classification:

    • D40 - Microeconomics - - Market Structure, Pricing, and Design - - - General
    • L14 - Industrial Organization - - Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance - - - Transactional Relationships; Contracts and Reputation
    • Q40 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Energy - - - General

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